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Senate confirms Notre Dame professor as federal judge

Senate confirms Notre Dame professor as federal judge

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett, a Notre Dame law professor, to a lifetime appointment as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

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President honors spirit of Notre Dame student with rare disease

President honors spirit of Notre Dame student with rare disease

| Dennis Sadowski | March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Megan Crowley, a University of Notre Dame student born with a rare disease, was recognized by President Donald Trump during his address to a joint session of Congress.

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Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections

Notre Dame gives Laetare Medal to Biden, Boehner over critics’ objections

| Ann Carey | May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The University of Notre Dame conferred it prestigious Laetare Medal on Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker John Boehner without incident at graduation May 15, but the controversy over the recipients still hung in the air.

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